I thought I’d do a little experiment… find the top 10 WordPress plugins just before Christmas, then again a week later.
The top ten, in terms of average growth per day since mid August 2012, are now…
|Plugin name and description||Plugin links||Version, total downloads, last update, tested|
|Contact Form 7|
Just another contact form plugin. Simple but flexible.
2019-08-04 4:33pm GMT
|Jetpack by WordPress.com|
The ideal plugin for stats, related posts, search engine optimization, social sharing, protection, backups, security, and more.
2019-10-01 1:09pm GMT
|All in One SEO Pack|
The original WordPress SEO plugin, downloaded over 50,000,000 times since 2007.
2019-09-26 11:05pm GMT
Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using the Yoast SEO plugin.
2019-10-15 8:52am GMT
Akismet checks your comments and contact form submissions against our global database of spam to protect you and your site from malicious content.
2019-05-14 3:05pm GMT
|Google XML Sitemaps|
This plugin will improve SEO by helping search enginess better index your site using sitemaps.
2019-05-16 5:20pm GMT
|WordPress Gallery Plugin – NextGEN Gallery|
The most popular WordPress gallery plugin and one of the most popular plugins of all…
2019-09-18 4:02pm GMT
|Google Analytics Dashboard Plugin for WordPress by MonsterInsights|
The best Google Analytics plugin for WordPress. See how visitors find and use your website, so you can keep them coming back.
2019-10-02 3:47pm GMT
|gtrans||No info available|
Import posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, tags and more from a WordPress export file.
2019-05-07 6:40am GMT
- The top three exceed 10,000 downloads per day.
- The first seven exceed 6,000 downloads per day.
- All in one SEO pack is still the most popular: with over 13 million downloads
- Akismet is second, with over 12.5 million.
- I’ve stopped using Contact Form 7; I noticed that the CAPTCHA images don’t display in Chrome any more.
- I’m now using Jetpack for a simple contact form.
- I install WordPress SEO more often than All in one SEO.
- I rarely use the Nextgen-gallery or gtrans.